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A Note from Our Executive Director Nicole Hodson

As someone who loves to cook
, I was thrilled when my friend and colleague, Dr. Tammera Karr asked me to contribute a few recipes to her new cookbook. I’ve dreamed of writing my own someday, with a focus on the nourishing, full flavored, and colorful Persian foods of my childhood. So of course, when Tam asked, I was more than happy to play… and even a bit flattered! 

TALK ABOUT A DO-ER! 

In awe, I watched each day as the emails came rushing in about new contributors, recipes, and narratives from Tam’s extensive NANP network. In just a few short weeks her cookery book, a companion to the original work, Our Journey with Food, went from a mere concept to a full-blown reality. The pace at which this project came to fruition was somewhat astonishing and struck me as a fantastic example of how our community comes together. 



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What Ancestral Really Means

What Ancestral Really Means

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Don't Ignore the Hand


A Note from Our Executive Director: Nicole Hodson

Don’t Ignore the Hand!

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Why I'm Optimistic About Our Future

Why I'm Optimistic About Our Future

A cursory browse through online newsfeeds and social media posts on the dire state of our nation’s health can be disheartening. But I’ve learned over the years that the “news” doesn’t give you the whole picture of the efforts being made to turn things around, each day, in small ways all over the country.  

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What is Holistic Nutrition

What is Holistic Nutrition?

“What is Holistic Nutrition?” I get asked this question a lot when I tell people what I do for a living. I tell them the basics; that holistic nutrition is about using food as medicine while integrating the body, mind and spirit.

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Speak up, stand out, make an impact!

Speak up, stand out, make an impact!

Public speaking is the fastest way to grow your knowledge, your influence, and your base of clients.That’s not just my opinion, either. Nearly all the 40 or so practitioners that Julia Zaslow and I interviewed in our Prosperous Practitioner Summits told us that giving talks was a game-changer for launching their careers.

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Thank you for making a difference in the world

Miriam Zacharias PhotoThank you for making a difference in the world!

Each day, I am inspired by the work that you do. And I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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How to Gain More Joy and Success with Less Stuff

Miriam Zacharias PhotoHow to Gain More Joy and Success with Less Stuff by Miriam Zacharias

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Fight The Fears That Come With Freedom

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Fight the fears that come with freedom

Nineteen years ago, I unshackled myself from a job to pursue my life’s purpose.  I was frustrated in my role as an “employee” in a large tech company and tired of spending my precious days helping others build their dream instead of following my own.

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How to get remarkable results in 2018

How to get remarkable results in 2018

Fifteen years ago, I was in Hawaii on vacation and was able to re-connect with my old grad school office-mate. I hadn’t seen Janice for years and was excited to meet up with her in Honolulu where she lived.

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What I Agreed to on My Summer Travels

What I Agreed to on My Summer Travels

Despite the title of this article, I haven’t had much downtime this summer. In fact, as I write this, I’m working on a project in North Carolina for most of June, far from my home (and hubby) in Tucson. I’m working with an energy medicine company, and what I’ve learned about quantum physics, consciousness, awareness, intentions and their relationship to health is blowing my mind! This is a whole new ballgame for me, and I truly appreciate their patience and humor as my clients introduce me to, in their words, “a whole new level of crazy” when it comes to their work.   

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Are You the Bearer of Bad News?

Are You the Bearer of Bad News?

Before finding my passion for nutrition I earned my bachelor’s degree in Drama. As a Drama major I was required to participate in as many of the university’s theatrical productions as my schedule would allow. The most fun I had during a production was as an extra when I had walk-on scenes with a comedian. Jim Pelley kept me in stitches backstage every night. But once the show ended we lost touch and I didn’t see him until several years later.

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What's Your Emotional IQ?

What’s Your Emotional IQ?

Last month I wrote to you about my excitement for our upcoming NANP Team Building Excursion. This year’s gathering was another great investment into the administrative future of our organization. We tackled several critical issues and had a wonderful time getting to know our newest team member, Brad Linberg.

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Sponsored by Splenda. Really?

Miriam Zacharias PhotoSponsored by Splenda. Really?

I was working on a project for the NANP a couple of weeks ago. The task at hand was clarifying what the holistic nutrition profession is all about, how we work to ensure optimal client outcomes, and how our organization compares to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).  

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